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Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
will read psalm 23, all of these killed friday, the 26 inside sandy hook elementary school. we invite you to join with us in psalm 23, in any way that you know it in your heart. it doesn't have to be the words here. >> the lord is my shepard, he shall mott want leadeth besides the still waters, he restores my soul. he leadeth me in the path of the righteousness for his namesake, yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. thou prepares the table before me in the presence of mine enemy. thou anointest my head with oil, my cup runeth over. surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and i will dwell in the house of the lord forever. let us pray. god in heaven, we thank you for your presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in the tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your loving eternal care. we thank you, lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadnes
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Dec 16, 2012 7:00am PST
>>> we are live in sandy hook connecticut two days after this tragedy. >> we now see their faces and know their names. the innocent lives lost in the newtown shooting. >>> at surround services across the country thoughts, messages, and prayers will be said in honor of the connecticut shooting victims. how churches in the bay area are responding. mornings on 2 starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2 i'm congress congress. >> and i'm dave stevenson. >> we could have a few light showers moving into parts of the bay area. not a lot of coverage to show you right now with the bulk of the action up to the north. even if you are not covered we could still have spotty sprinkles or drizzle. as far as temperatures this is the key change. warmer than yesterday at this time. temperatures right now basically matching yesterday's high. santa rosa 44 degrees. oakland 48. san jose 47 degrees. as far as shower chances here we are 10:00 this morning and we do bring in the chance but this forecast model really brings in more rain later on into the evening hours. we'll highlight that t
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Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
the sandy hook school. they will be excused, of course, until further notice. >> we'll have more on the future of sandy hook, the school itself in a few minutes. police say they still have work in their investigation. right now, they are interviewing witnesses in hopes of learning more about the horrifying massacre. the shooting, as you can imagine, is affecting parents and kids all over the country, including right here in the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety pla
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Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
is sandy hook in, newtown, connecticut on a busy saturday night, how the community and the state are coming together, 36 hours after this tragedy. >>> and back here in the bay area, a sawingy start to the weekend. we are tracking where the rain is now and our storm watch coverage. . >>> good evening, everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. just a few hours ago, the white house announced president obama will travel to newtown, connecticut tomorrow, the site of yesterday's mass school shooting. this, as we learn more about the victims. today, family members began releasing photos of loved ones who were killed. this is 6-year-old emily parker, one of the 20 children lost yesterday. kindergarten teacher lorain russo is among the adults gunned down. authorities say the principal, dawn hochsprung lunged at the gunman before she was mortally wounded. the father of emily parker fought back tears, as he remembered his little girl. >> she was the type of person that could just light up the room. she -- she always had something kind to say about anybody. and her, her, her love a
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Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
sandy hook elementary school on friday. as nicole collins reports, amidst the morning, more facts facts are coming to light about the young man who carried out the killing. >> reporter: three days after one of the worst school shootings in u.s. history the grieving community holds one of the first funeral services. two young victims laid to rest today. 6-year-old noah posner, loved learning how things work. his stin sister was in a different classroom and survived. and jack pinto, also six. a new york giants fan, funerals are planned throughout the week, as the investigation continues. >> we have begun processing the evidence. analyzing the evidence. as i stated yesterday, just to use an example, the weaponry, every single facet of the weapons will be analyzed. >> reporter: police say the shooter, 20-year-old adam lanza, had hundreds of rounds of ammunition. and enough to kill about every student in the school. before heading to sandy hook elementary school, he shot his mother four times in the head at their home. she was still in bed. >> they're continuing to interview witnesses. as i'
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 4:30am PST
school. pointing out sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> it's not going to stop somebody. that is their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: after the columbine shootings in colorado schools started doing armed intruder drills. you can expect those to increase. some districts are even talking about arming their educators. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >> and we'll have more coverage of the sandy hook school shooting throughout the morning coming up at 4:42 we are learning more information about the gunman and why the massacre could have been worse. plus the debate over gun control. what senator dianne feinstein plans to do to get a former law on the books. >>> in overnight news in san francisco a man was rescued after getting stuck in a chimney. it happened at about 11:30 last night at the heights apartment on clay street. >> i'm not sure exactly how he entered into the fireplace this time. we'll find out that a little farther upon more investigation.
FOX
Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
is still under folding from sandy hook elementary school. less than an hour ago, the students are secured and no danger to the public. several news agencies, the associated press are reporting 27 people killed. the gunman is dead, ryan lanza, we are learning within the hour he is 24 years old and his mother works at the school and among the dead. lanza was dressed in black and may have had a 222 caliber rifle. >> the shooter is deceased. there's a great deal of work to be undertaken immediately upon locating the shooter and there's a great deal of search warrant activity and law enforcement activity in and out of state. >> parents were frantic as they received the news and headed for the school, one student hearing screams over the intercom. >> how hard was it to hear this. >> awful. >> troubling, it was mayhem in the room where the teachers trying to find where the kids were and making sure they are safe and trying to make sure what the situation was and everybody was safe and the friends and school kids. that sort of thing. they were crying and petrified about what happened and
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am PST
deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. church bells will ring for each person who died at the school. school will resume with the exception of the children at sandy hook elementary. jessica will be laid to rest today. >>> we will take you live to rest where mourners continue to pay respects to the victims as the police investigations continue. >> the names and ages of those were red allowed. 20 tiny flames represented the lives taken too soon. the gunman's mother was also represented and the gunman himself. >> it is a time to feel we are reunited and we need to pay our respects and make peace. >> one person with a special bond is betty and her brief was well seen during last night's service. >>> it will start at 6:00 at emerald park. anybody who comes is encouraged to bring notes and people will also be accepted in newtown >>> they have been unshark wrist clay -- under characterristicly quiet. the facebook page has disappeared and following other mass shootings, they have defended the rights of gun owners. >>> california's teacher's pension fund is investigating the link. they
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
what one school in san francisco is doing to honor the victims of sandy hook elementary school. >>> light rain right now and wind. this looks like a very active week. not only rain but very cold reading ifs upcoming up the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve. we'll have a lot of rain. >> between we will have pretty cold air. colder than last weekend. you told me you were cold last week. you will be really cold tuesday night into wednesday. there is pretty steady rain out there. nothing too heavy. it will be with us through the morning hours and giving away a partly cloudy mild breezy day. 50s and 60s more on that cold air in five minutes. >>> san francisco traffic looking pretty good approaching the 80 split. wet weather will make for a tricky commute on a monday. moving along and taking a look at the commute here on the toll plaza, metering lights on early. there is a delay past 880. now let's go back to the desk.
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
superstorm sandy will be $1.3 billion. it's green monday. the second monday in december is considered a critical day for retailers as holiday shoppers begin to realize time is quickly counting down to christmas. phillip streible of rjo futures is here to get us going on a monday morning. happy monday to you. > > and also to you. > it is going to be a busy week. we have a fed meeting coming up this week, and a lot of people are talking about this so-called "gold storm." what does that mean? > > what people are doing is they are looking at this fed announcement that is coming up and seeing if the fed will make any kind of adjustment to the current policy that they have in place. there is some talk that they may adjust some of the duration of the treasuries that they are looking at purchasing, so the gold market may continue an upward rise right through $1,735. really i think the next key psychological level is $1,800. > what do you anticipate from the stock market? will we see any kind of follow-through on the jobs number this week? > > really we saw a very strong move just after the jobs
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Dec 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> you saw these young children who go to sandy hook school and they were here for service and they were just crying. >>> we have team coverage tonight, we have ktvu's john sasaki in newtown. >> reporter: locals and visitors alike are paying their respects. >> we're thankful that we have our children and we're just, we wanted to come up and light a candle, say something nice. >> reporter: two days after this tragedy happened it seems like the emotions are flowing more freely. perhaps the shock is starting to ware off. yet people are still making the pilgramage. >> i have kids too, and it's sad. >> reporter: among the visitors we met was the county commissioner from pennsylvania. >> you can learn a lot by this tragedy. we're going the make the schools better. we're going to make the schools more safe. >> reporter: it is an overwhelming scene, especially for those with connection to the scene. this woman's son jack attends the school and they brought a jack in the box for dylan. >> i am very sad about everything, i don't understand why anyone would do this to little kids like us. >> report
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 5:00am PST
. pointing out that sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> school had security. had extra security. more than her school does. >> you still need to be free to roam and there are children. but adults need to be more aware. >> reporter: now as important as security, the superintendent says is awareness entreing which may have saved lives in connecticut. after the columbine killings schools started doing un-- you can expect those to increase. and coming up we'll tell you how students at this private school in san francisco are planning to honor the victims at sandy hook elementary school. live from san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> overnight a strange rescue in san francisco. a man was stuck inside a chimney. ktvu allie rasmus has detile -- details of this unusual rescue. >> reporter: firefighters don't know how this man ended up in the chimney of this apartment building. that is one of the things they are looking into as part of the investigation. but it was around 11:30 last night when there were numerous
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
fixed mealings. on one hand, we are all devastated not only about sandy hook and that one incident of -- incidence of violence but violence in oakland is den stating. >> reporter: recently an additional 91 guns were turn intoed the oakland police department as a result of the gun buy back program. people can turn in their guns in exchange for $200. no questions asked. since the program, 190 guns have been pulled into oakland pd and pulled out of the streets. >> we're not politicians. we're citizens. >> reporter: keith stephenson is responsible for funding much of the money for this program. he said he just grew tired of the violence. he's fronted more than $100,000 to front the gun byback and now he wants to see this -- buy back and now he wants to see this go statewide. >> a statewide is in effect. the calls are coming from san diego, orange county, los angeles, sacramento. this is easily a state-wide initiative. >> reporter: keith is urging other business owners to step forward and join him. despite the stigma of owning a medical marijuana facility, he says he feels this is the righ
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Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
today's massacre at sandy hook elementary school. authorities identified the shooter at 20-year-old adam lanza. he reportedly had a history of mental illness. we have learned police found more guns on campus. we have news reporters covering all angles of this story. including who the shooter was. but we have jennifer davis. >> reporter: there was also a filled to capacity crowd here for a vigil earlier this evening. clearly this town is very much still struggling with what happened here earlier today. as is much of the country even the president was wiping away tears. >> it's identifying the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza. they say he is the one who killed more than two dozen people including himself in this massacre. 20 of his victims were little children. >> there were 18 children who were pronounced dead at the school. there were two that were transported to area hospitals and pronounced dead at area hospitals. >> reporter: among the dead the gunman's mother who worked as a teacher at this school. her body was found at her home. lanza committed suicide after he opened fire at
FOX
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
. authoritys are trying to find a motive for the massacre here at sandy hook elementary school in newtown community. among the dead is who police say is the gunman. they believe he killed his mother at their home before going on the rampage at sandy hook where his mother was a teacher. >> there is a related scene that we found as we were continuing the investigation. and specifically investigating the shooting. >> reporter: lance's brother reported that he suffered of a personality of a disorder, saying some what autistic. >> can you wrap your head around that? >> no i cannot. i don't know who would do anything like this. >> so your general sense is what? >> this is unspeakable. i first heard about it, i'm still in shock. i want to go. >> reporter: police in connecticut plan to hold their next briefing early tomorrow morning. where they say they may have more information on adam lanza. reporting from the newsroom, rob roth. >>> it all began at 9:30 eastern. that's 6:30 our time. at that time the exterior doors were locked. shortly after 9:30, police reported that a shooter was in
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
being told there could be a murky jobs number because of hurricane sandy. what do you think about that? > > i think the market will dismiss a weaker-than-expected number because of hurricane sandy and the distortions that it has and look more toward next month, or january's report, that we will get. so, i think they will let it slide. but it should be weaker than expected. i think that is expected by the market, so it shouldn't be a surprise. > goldman sachs has a call out that we will see a renaissance in commodities. are you bullish on any particular commodities here? > > i am bullish on the agriculturals, for reasons of which the supply and also the growing drought that we had this past year, the continued conditions that make for dry growing season next year as well. so i think from a supply/demand standpoint, yes, i think agricultural. the other thing i like, commodities in general, is when the fed's buying $85 million a month worth of treasuries, i think you are going to have to like commodities. > what is your play on the dollar? > > i would have expected it would have had
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
be okay. >>> well, classes resume, schools are open again this morning in newton, except for sandy hook elementary. we have new details about the mother of the shooter in that rampage. people who knew nancy lanza say she was devoted to her children. one aunt said she would come to school and help her son who was a quiet child. many say that nancy would also help friends an traingers. in the meantime, we still know very little about why the young gunman killed children at that elementary school. the fbi said they couldn't get information from a computer at the gunman's home because he had destroyed it with either a hammer or a screwdriver before that massacre. while we're hearing stories of mostly horrifying events related to the shooting, now we're also hearing a story of how one 6-year-old managed to survive. police say a 6-year-old girl preed -- pretended to be dead and that ultimately saved her life. many experts say while she's lucky to be alive, what she saw of her classmates being killed will stay with her the rest of her life. >>> an 18-year-old in fairfield is behind bars,
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Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
holiday spending. elsewhere, some brick and mortar had little or no sales growth. they blame sandy on the slow down and online national sales figures were up about 22% from last year. >>> instagram's rumors that its losing members isn't true. >> app data is claiming 25 % loss in membership after they changed the terms in service. those figures aren't accurate. >>> global shortages on wheat and so are causing feed prices to gun putting pressure on farmers. >> farmers in britain say the problem with supermarkets are not saying pork producers enough to make a profit. farmers estimate they lose about $16 on every pig alcohol soon cause an hike in all dairy prices. >>> agricultural committee agreed to a 1 year of the expiring u.s. farm bill. without that, milk prices could go up. >> consumers will be in shock when instead of seeing $3.60 a gallon, they see $7 a gallon. >> it would rise gradually, not jump. they will vote tonight. >> california has started to make progress in the infant mortality rate among african-americans. new numbers say the mortality rate among african are americans
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Dec 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
sandy hook returned to school today. but many of them said they didn't get much work done but they did do a lot of talking about the terrible events that happened on friday. >>> for the first time since that massacre in newtown the national rifle association today issued a statement on the massacre. it read in part, the national rifle association of america is made up of 4 million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra says it is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure there's not a repeat of what happened in newtown and on friday the group plans to hold a press conference to offer more details. >>> the firm capital says it intends to sell its stock in cerberus. that's the company that makes the rifle used in friday's attack. it's not clear how long the suspension will last. dick's has removed all guns from the shelves of stores closest to newtown connecticut out of respect for the shooting victims and their families. >>> the bank is located in pelton plaz
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
union said educators will discuss friday's mass shooting in an age appropriate manner. sandy hook students have not returned to class. they'll be moved to another facility. administrators say they won't return to classes until january. trucks carrying supplies have been leaving the school. on tuesday the white house spoke about the possibility of president obama supporting new legislation on weapons. >> he sports and would sport legislation that addresses the problem of the so-called gun show loophole. >> reporter: a new grass roots it group sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of victims of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school. >> these people here before you because they refuse to be statistics. they don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> reporter: more details have emerged. connecticut's medical examiner says nancy lanza was shot in the head four times while she slept. adam lanza is believed to have shot himself in the head. in newtown, connecticut. >> new information now from the nra, the nat
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Dec 26, 2012 9:30am PST
sandy. >> how does a pelican get stranded after a hurricane? it's a water bird. >> it's not clear whether it was injured or not, but these brown pelicans are native to the south and it's believed that hurricane sandy blew several of these pelicans to the rhode island area where they're not supposed to be. it's believed that they had a very long traumatizing journey. they shoot a net at it. . >> got him. >> and it falls into the water. >> i thought that was an air horn they were carrying. >> but then they go at it with a net, they completely miss it. [ bleep ]. >> so as they're trying to pull this off, one of the guys falls off. [ bleep ]. >> the pelican is still in the water, wrapped up in the net they threw at it. this guy has to go pick up his buddy. >> get on the boat. get on the ski. grab the back. you have to climb straight on the back. >> i'm feeling like this pelican might have been better off without these two guys. >> there he is. left left. no. get him. get him. >> all right dude. >> do they wind up saving this pelican? >> well after a lot of fighting, they are able to g
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Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
for the nation. today, we'll try to make some sense of the senseless act of violence, at sandy hook elementary school. we'll talk with our guests in a moment, but, first, here's the latest from newtown, connecticut. authorities say all of the children, first graders, 6 or 7 years old, were shot multiple times. the six adult victims were all women. police say they have good evidence about the suspect, adam lanza, that may explain why he carried out the massacre. and, president obama will speak at a vigil sunday evening, at the local high school. and, meet with the families of the victims. for more on the investigation we turn to fox news correspondent mike tobin in newtown. mike? >> reporter: good morning, chris. people here are flocking to the churches, once again, to mourn and try to comprehend the incomprehensible. as we learn more of the horrible details of what happened here. details from the medical examiner, gruesome. lives ended with multiple gunshot wounds at close range. many of those lives just getting started. 8 little boys and 12 little girls, six and 7 years old. >> i h
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Dec 14, 2012 4:00am PST
. shares yesterday closed at $26.25. hundreds of cars damaged by superstorm sandy are on the way to crushers. others may wind up on used car lots. while it's not illegal to buy or sell flood-damaged vehicles, it is if the buyer is unaware. the national insurance crime bureau is trying to avoid the repeat of flooded cars on the market that followed hurricane katrina. "we've seen it in every water event in the past, so its very likely that some will make it back out into the commerce stream. even if it's one case, it's one too many. " frank scafidi of the national insurance crime bureau says its worth a vin check at nicb.org or have a mechanic look the car over before you buy. other clues to flood damage: mud or water trapped in the spare tire, condensation under the light cover, musty odor, and drastically reduced price. more negative news for boeing's 787 dreamliner. yesterday, electrical problems forced an emergency landing of a dreamliner on a qatar airlines flight. the airline's ceo said he was "disappointed" with the problems. the u.k. president of boeing responded to that by sa
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Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the wake of the tragedy at sandy hook elementary. >> more than a landmark. it's an institution. >> also, one final meal. we're there on the last day of business of a popular waterfront restaurant. . >>> an suv careened off interstate 580 in oakland, crashing into a tree during heavy rain overnight. it happened near the coolidge exit. police are looking for the driver who ran from the scene. the highway patrol hasn't said if weather was a factor in the crash. >>> police in antioch overnight responded to two shootings on the same street within three hours of each other. the first was report order sycamore drive between summersville road and l street before 1:00 this morning. one person was hit and the injury is not considered life threatening. three hours later, officers got another call about gunshots, also on sycamore drive. nobody was injured. officers made one arrest and say at this point they do not think the two shootings are related. >>> a dramatic protest in san francisco today, in support of gun control and in memory of the victims of the sandy hook shootings. ktvu's kar
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
brands, mcdonald's, target and sears. u.s. car sales are back on track after hurricane sandy disrupted the pace. dealership showrooms are busy again with people forced to buy cars demolished by the storm, and consumers are feeling more confident about the economy. at ford, sales were up 6.5%. gm reported a 3.4% hike in sales, while at chrysler, a 14% boost was reported. joe wiesenfelder of cars.com says due to superstorm sandy, the numbers may continue to roll in positive for months to come. "some of what we are seeing is probably deferred purchases in november from that period of the storm itself. gains were also reported among foriegn brands like toyota, where sales were up 17%. the automaker continues to recover from last year's devastating tsunami. a deal may be taking flight between virgin atlantic and delta. reuters reports that singapore airlines is planning to sell its 49% stake in virgin atlantic. sources say delta could be stepping in to buy, which would give delta access to virgin atlantic's hub at london's heathrow airport. due to heathrow's high volume of flights, many air
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Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
at the trinity episcopal church near sandy hook elementary school rang its bell 26 times for those killed their last friday. connecticut's governor stood with local and state treeders on the steps of town hall with their heads bowed in a moment of silence. this was held at exactly 6:30 a.m. pacific time which is when the massacre started at sandy hook elementary. we're waiting to find out how much internet use was down that morning. and they were also calling for an online blackout. companies taking part included aol and adobe. arnold schwarzenegger, joe montana and jack dorsey, twitter founder participated as well. coming up at 7:16. we'll show you a video posted online by president obama this morning. at 7:17 a letter first lady michelle obama wrote to the people of newtown, connecticut and then at 7:45, the nr will have a press -- nra will have a press conference. >>> john boehner is speaking at the capitol. we're there live. here is taking questions at a live news -- from a live news conference. >> are you willing to give the president a proposal -- >> the president and i had a
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Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
after hurricane sandy hit back east. the reason the red cross is under fire for what it failed to do with all of that money. >> good morning. san francisco, traffic looks good but a problem on the peninsula involving 101. how to get around it. . >>> back to breaking news from the south bay. news chopper 2, back giving us live pictures. look at all this police activity. word classes canceled at monta vista high school in coopertino this is coopertino. canceled because of threatening grafitti. we see all the police officers milling around down there. they have sealed off the school grounds. a news crew is headed there now. we will be on the ground shortly and will bring you a live report on what is going on. >> paul mcartney one of the many big preformers taking the stage last night to raise money for victims of sandy. ♪ [ music ] the concert was held at new york city's madison square garden. more than $30 million was raised just through ticket sales. some of the other artists who reformed include bruce springsteen and alicia keys. >>> happening now a senate committee hearing is unde
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
despite disruptions from superstorm sandy and the fiscal cliff. 146,000 jobs have been added. and the unemployment rate fell to a four year low of 7.7% from 7.9% in october. coming up at 6:00 we look at one bay area industry where just having a job creates jobs. the impact one worker can have on the economy . >> authorities are serging for a 63 year old woman who is missing. they say she caulk r walked away from her home around 1:00 a.m. . >> here in the bay area and around the world, people are marking the day, 71 years after the attack on pearl harbor. . >> here at the top of the mount, you can see something that happens just once a year, the beacon is lit up to commemorate pearl harbor day. it was an early day for survivors in alameda. the memories are still fresh for the men that were there. >> i saw that first or the pediatric doe drop --. >> i felt six hit the port side of my ship, tore a big hole in there. . >> 94 year old george larson was in the coast forward that day and saw the planes. >> one flew right over me but 200 feet above me. i could count the rifts on the lane. >>
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Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
actually buying anything. people are not in the mood for buying after super storm sandy and the newtown connecticut shooting. >> i think there is a lot of apprehension about the future of our economy and three, people are very good at waiting for those bargains. >> they are not going to decide how good or bad the holiday season was until after the year. they are still working on other means to help boost their bottom line. >>> we have a car moved into one of the lanes 880 westbound northbound on ramp has one car that is stalled there. so be aware of it. right now we will head outside and we will look at the golden gate bridge where we have two lanes closed on the north end there and we have an cyst with construction, -- an assist with construction with keeps, they are getting -- cones, they are getting them out of the way and san jose, same story, let's check in with mark. >>> remember yesterday at this time we were chasing rain showers moving across the bay area, now they are moving across cape mendocino and there is a chance of a few sprinkles in mendocino throughout the morni
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> monday supplies and equipment were moved to a school in a neighboring town where sandy hook elementary students will return to class. >> we are putting our arms around people. >> it's still unknown by the 22- year-old gunman did this. >> we know, in connecticut, the people of newtown want to know what happened and we are going to do that and provide them any and all information and we will paint a crystal clear picture as much as we possibly can. >> reporter: and now atf is focusing their attention on all gun ranges in this area and we now know investigators have found out the shooter used to go to target practice. >> thank you, renee. let's check in with sal, how are you roads and the bridges? >>> pretty good so far, we have had a couple of minor incidents and traffic is getting busier and as you look at some of these pictures, you can see it is also slowing antioch. the traffic nearby on 680 still looks good heading south. it is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay and as we get closer to christmas, people will be taking vacations and such and that will make it easier for those of u
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Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
coast after superstorm sandy. the headliner is former beatle, paul mccartney, singing with members of nirvana. listen to the rest of the lineup. the rolling stones, bruce springsteen, eric clapton, the who, alicia keys, and kanye west. just look for the slide shows tab. >>> bay area crabbers are back at it, hauling in loads of crab. fishermen harvested dungeonous crab for holiday tables. crab fishermen and wholesalers reached a price agreement yesterday afternoon after a week long strike. brokers are paying the fishermen $3 a pound for their catch. a commercial fisherman who trapped tons of dungeon os cab has ordered to pay $12,000 in penalties. the district attorney said 58 dungeonous were ceased from traps. the fisherman was accused of taking crab from a protected area. >>> tonight new information on what led up to those two people left in the middle of the street in san francisco bound and gagged. police now say they were targeted. david stevenson here with more on that, and also the warning sign that he found today right in front of a home involved in the case. >> reporter: a warn
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Dec 4, 2012 4:30am PST
following super storm sandy. under the program they will be sending contractors at no charge to homeowners. 400 projects have been completed so far but some say help is not coming fast enough. >>> at least 33 people are dead after a powerful typhoon hit the philippines overnight. the storm has knocked out power and suspended major land slides and more than 1,000 people evacuated -- have been evacuated from their homes that were hit hard one year ago. >>> the u.s. geological survey is warning homeowners about the danger coming up at 5:00. >>> the strike continues at the largest port complex. they set up picket lines at long beach one week ago today. dockworkers are refusing to cross those picket lines and that means ships are sitting outside the port and that means shortages in retail stores through the holiday season. >>> they will discuss a plan to shoot at birds at runways. it will allow trained employees to shoot blank or bird shot to disburse flocks of birds. more than 180 air collisions have happened. >>> and united airlines pays a bonus each month which tops on time goals.
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
faith will not waiver. and the students of sandy hook elementary school will resume classes in january. the governor calling for a day of mourning. that will happen on friday. he is asking all churches will bells ring them 26 times in honor of the victims. back to you. >> rene marsh in newtown, connecticut. thank you for that. >>> two bay sisters are among the many people trying to help those effected by the connecticut school shooting. coming up their touching gesture to help those cope with grief. and very personal experience behind it. >>> we are still following an oakland investigation into a stolen truck that caught fire and that fire started another fire injuring a security guard. just look at the pictures. looks like it all started with that stolen truck. ktvu lorraine blanco has been on the story since 4:30. so what do you know about what happened out there? >> reporter: well, dave, the fire started in that stolen vehicle you were talking about. it was right about here. and spread to the building you see right there. now this morning a crew is picking up some of the wre
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
having black hair, dark eyes and a light sust -- car damages after superstorm sandy boosted car sales. ktvu's cara liu is live. what are we seeing in the south bay? >> reporter: this dealership sold six cars over the weekend. including an suv like this one. they say that is a good weekend considering the rainy conditions. >> reporter: u.s. car sells were up in -- sales were up in november. he says it is one of several indicators the economy is recovering. >> the unemployment rate is declining slowly. gdp continues to grow. looks like the housing market may have bottomed out. so it is a recovery. >> reporter: volkswagen up 35%. and toyota up 17%. chrysler up 14%. here in the bay area, they say the november numbers aren't in but so far they beating the national trend. >> we are seeing increased sales. again, some 25% year to date this year. >> reporter: he says it is encouraging news that more people are willing to buy new cars and trucks. >> in the united states athere is 17 million cars and truck -- states there is 17 million cars and trucks. >> reporter: november was a difficul
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Dec 24, 2012 10:00pm PST
at sandy hook. >> some of the gifts that i had i second guessed so now i'm changing stuff. >> why retailers say this holiday shopping season is different from year's past. >>> give ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live on our mobile device. >>> continuing coverage on the tragedy in newtown. it has been ten days since the shooting in the sandy hook community of connecticut and on christmas eve the entire nation is feeling for those who lost loved ones that day. visitors paid their respects to the victims tonight with messages of support and sorrow from around the world. the town hall is now home to a memorial in honor of the 20 children and six adulted killed in the massacre. >> we just needed to do it to let everyone know that we care and that they're in our that you are -- they're in our thoughts and our prayers. >>> thousands of people are calling for cnn host pierce morgan to be deported. the movement began after the native brit voiced his strong opinion on gun control calling a gun advocate an unbelievably stupi
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Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
[ bells ] >>> the names of each victim killed in the connecticut school shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newton, connecticut were read today. mourners observed a moment of silence to mark one week. many gathered in the rain outside the school to pay respects. >>> the head of the national rifle association layed out a plan to stop the killings. ktvu's eric rasmussen found one man who is leading a different fight to treat gun violence as a public health epidemic. >> reporter: he is one of hundreds of petitions that sprung up since the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. >> reporter: as the national rifle association took the podium in washington. >> the only thing that stop as bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> reporter: he was pushing a different solution. >> there are 30,000 people who die every year from gun violence. same number who die from car crashes. the centers for disease control researches car crashes and barely looks at guns. >> reporter: he and others are asking the centers for disease control to research and measure the magnitude of gun
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
they impact your holiday weekend. >>> despite violence at sandy hook elementary school and at a oakland church this week, many say schools and churches are the safest places forchildren. ktvu's care -- for children. ktvu's cara liu is live where they are holding a lock down which is meant to be fun and safe. >> reporter: we are three hours into the event, the music is going, kids are dancing, having a good time. a concert set to get underway in just over an hour. >> reporter: this is the church lock down. >> i have been in a jumper and it is so fun. >> we did the photo booth pictures. it is fun because it is free. >> it will be a long night but we are excited about that. >> reporter: 200 kids locked in the church for 24 hours. >> our chaperons are expecting to be up all night long with the goal the kids will go to sleep at some point but last year they didn't. >> reporter: she says her granddaughter has been waiting all week for this. >> it is awesome for the kids. and the more positive activities there are to get involved in the less trouble on the streets. >> we want the kids
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Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
dark as a attribute to the sandy hook tragedy. coming up at 4:45 the famous names and silicon valley companies behind the name. >>> retailers are preparing for a busy weekend as shoppers finish their holiday gift buying. tomorrow is expected to be the busiest shopping day. one expert says super saturday could be a bigger shopping day than black friday was. some stores are cutting prices so they don't end up with merchandise after the holidays. >>> coming up on the 5:00 hour sal, how does traffic look? >> it looks good. i think right now we're off to a decent start. no major problems. let's take a look at the pictures we have for you. 80 westbound that looks pretty good heading out to the mccarthur maze. no major problems driving over to the bay bridge toll plaza. it should be light. if we don't have light traffic today, you will have to wait until next week but i'm sure we will have light traffic next week. next week tuesday is christmas. we'll see what happens this morning. moving along to one more thing. that would be westbound i think my maps are not working here. westbound 580 as
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Dec 27, 2012 9:30am PST
about the election, and the olympics and hurricane sandy, but i'm not just saying that because you're on tv. it's hard to believe i've been seeing you since -- >> i think that might be my favorite one. it's hard to believe i vb seen you since- haven't met yet. >> so explaino me how th does owen get a request and then fills in the blanks? how is this working? >> how's life for you with your job at "right this minute"? great, i hope. >> i think he did this just for us. in a beautifully funny only in the way owen weber can do it kind of way. >> so take care of yourself this coming year, and, please, give my warmest regards to nick, steven, gayle and christian. >> happy holidays. >>> that's it for us here at "rtm." thanks for spending time with us, and we'll see you tomo
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
factors that kept consumers from spending. >> there was a lot of distraction from the sandy hook and people are very good at waiting for those bargains. >> reporter: despite signs advertising deep discounts, jairo said that may mott be deep enough and some shoppers said while they waned to buy, they -- wanted to buy, they ended up not spending much. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: the week between christmas and if you years is crucial for retailers. despite a surging bay area economy, sales are expected to drag on national retailers. in san francisco, christian cap, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama is expected to head back to washington from hawaii tonight. today, house speaker john boehner said it's up to the senate to pass legislation to avoid the steep cuts and tax hikes that are set to take effect january 2nd. some observers say it looks likely the u.s. will go over that cliff allowing lawmakers then to vote to lower taxes after they first go up. >> to make them look better? to appease voters? is that the reason? great. . >> meanwhile, another showdown is looming.
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
hurricane sandy but you back that out and i think things really stand the same. gold futures and options are very popular right now. what's going on here? i think really one has to think about if this economy would ever get any legs, any momentum. you have to think about the inflation picture. the fed has got so much emphasis on this market. it's an open ended quantitative easing market at this point. any type of momentum, any type of inflation, people are going to be concerned about that and that's why you're seeing this major interest in gold. will warmer this week bring a chill to nat gas? i think definitely it will. you saw last week futures prices sink back to 350 or so on a bigger build in inventories when we were expecting a draw. we look at the extended range forecast and we do see warmer temps across the east coast and the midwest. it's going to take a cold winter to draw off these inventories and to bring prices back up to higher levels and we're just not seeing that at this point. thanks kevin, have a good week. thank you. mexico's new president was inaugurated over the weeken
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
children in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. he only served for 9 months before being discharged as a private in 2008. he left the school this morning and hasn't commented on the report. >>> 11 bay area mayors are calling on the president to enact stronger gun control laws. they asked the president to ban the guns and want a national background check system. >>> a effort to get guns off the streets and out of homes and gaining momentum in oakland. police showed off 97 guns turned in. that brings the total number turned in to 397. the man funding the program homes it goes statewide. >> from san diego, orange county, los angeles, sacramento, this is easily a statewide initiative. >> he run as medical marijuana dispensary. he says seeing the gun violence in oakland prompted him to take action. >>> worker suffered serious injuries today when a steel beam fell on him. happened this morning. officials say the employee is believed to be 19-20 years old. he was rushed to the hospital. the company has not commented on the accident. >>> pg&e is raising its rates. it is par
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
happened in sandy hook is still very much on traders' minds. > > i would certainly think that people are thinking about that. anybody who is a parent certainly is thinking about it and talking about it here on the trading floors. but that certainly didn't stop people from buying the market up strong yesterday, that's for sure. but definitely something that has got traders talking a little quieter than they might otherwise. > there is also some sobering news coming from the latest economists' survey. they see a mediocre 2013 for the economy. > > i don't disagree with that. 2012 wasn't so spectacular. the market went up a little bit, or a decent amount, but the economy has got a ways to go. the jobs situation in the u.s. is an issue that i don't think is going to go away anytime soon, and if that is the case, 2013 will be a year that will be tough on a lot of people. > larry, what are you seeing seasonally? sometimes there are themes that emerge in the market from seasonal trading. what are you seeing out there? > > certainly as you get into the season, you get into the colder m
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
. . >>> welcome back, 655, it has been more than a week since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school, but people are still demanding more regulations on guns. >> what happened to those children was the tipping point for me. >> hundreds gathered on the brooklyn bridge to honor lives lost and they are sending a message to capitol hill. n ra is standing by its message that taking away guns is not the answer. >> i don't understand why you can't just for a minute imagine when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way in to sandy hook elementary school, that if a good guy with a gun might have been there, they might have been able to stop him. >> putting armed men on campuses could help keep kids safe from a possible intruder. >>> they are calling for action to prevent gun violence. >> actor and activists danny glover and reverend wright were guests of honor and many people who attended the service say there has been too much violence in the past year. >> my heart goes out to the family and those parents who lost their children and i just want to see those kids protected right no
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
sandy hook elementary school. family and friends of two of the young victims came together today at separate memorial services. >> reporter: this is the funeral home where family and friends came together to say good-bye. many kids were wearing their colors in honor of the young football player. few people wanted to talk to the media. he said jack was buried in the jersey of his favorite new york giants favorite player, victor cruz. the students from sandy hook elementary school will not be going back to campus. for much of the day moving trucks were bringing in furniture from sandy hook elementary school. >> we are opening our arms and our community to bring them over, nothing is ever going to be the same. but we are trying to pick up the pieces. >> reporter: none of the schools were open for classes today. at newtown high school staff and administrators gathered for all day meetings to figure out how to handle school tomorrow. in bethel, the high school and other schools were back in session tonight. some students were wearing elementary school. sandy hook love and support multipl
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
today. today's mass was dedicated to the sandy hook elementary school shooting victims. choir students sang before and after the services and the archbishop placed a wreath for those killed. >>> a u.s. marine is spending his days on guard. he is volunteering to stand outside a elementary school. the principal is happy to have him there. he is in the reserves after his last tour in afghanistan. >>> very tense moments after a u.s. marine was shot at after driving on highway 85. the highway closed about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. and traffic as you see there was backed up for miles. the freeway was reopened before 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near the scene with more on what happened. >> reporter: that intersection is where it meets highway 85, the marine took that off ramp about 1:00 p.m. to find out why his window shatters and now investigators want to know who shot at that car and why. >> reporter: he was driving this car. on one side a window is shatted and you can see on the other side -- shatted and you can see on the other side -- shattered and you
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Dec 19, 2012 9:00am PST
the american people what his administration will try to accomplish after the massacre at sandy hook in connecticut. from new york, could wednesday, everyone. we are told this is not going to be a policy announcement but more of a laying out of the process for what is next. it will not get past anyone that the event is taking place in the james braddy briefing room. as we await the announcement, our correspondent is at the white house with more. steve, what is the expectation? >> the president will appear in the briefing room along with vice president joe biden, a longtime gun control advocates. the president says that he supports gun control but has not taken any firm action. we will find out today what he has in mind. we don't expect any big policy changes right off the bat, but expect he will gather ideas from his cabinet secretaries, and justice, and health and human services, education, anything to prevent mass shootings that happened in connecticut happening in the future. one idea is possibly to ban assault weapons. there was a ban that expired in 2004. he could try to push to
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Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
the expense of health care reform. superstorm sandy and failed promotions also hurt profits. meanwhile, at publisher scholastic, profits are down 25% after disappointing sales of the book turned movie "the hunger games." the company said it will freeze hiring as part of an overall effort to save 20 to 30 million dollars. a picture perfect problem for popular instagram. the photo sharing tool recently revealed a change in its privacy policy allowing it to use the public's photos for financial gain in ads. kardashian is among a slew of celebrities who say they will drop the service if instagram doesn't change that policy stat. a new bump in the road for toyota. two different 2013 models, the flagship camry sedan and the prius v wagon, failed an important crash test adminstered by the insurance institute for highway safety. it's one more setback for the car giant in a year that has seen it pay out record fines for safety violations. toyota has recalled more than 14 million vehicles over the last several years due to safety concerns. the mayan calendar prediciton that today coul
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
, and superstorm sandy had to have depressed sales if you consider what kind of damage was done to new york and new jersey. > i was reading about that. the mid-atlantic and northeast account for 24% of all retail sales in the u.s. that is a huge chunk of sales. > > absolutely huge, and that is going to put a big impact on sales. if you are spending your money getting your house fixed up and waiting for the insurance company to pay you back, that is absolutely going to affect retail sales. > i was looking at some of the companies out there: urban outfitters, tiffany's, macy's, wal-mart, target, all down. did they not see this coming? were they too optimistic? > > i think the fiscal cliff made a much bigger difference than people realize. if the average consumer is looking at somewhere between a $500 and $2500 increase in taxes next year, it is going to change their behavior, just like it changed company behaviors when you saw them accelerate their dividends. so, when the government goes and changes behavior, it is going to affect things like retail sales. > quickly mark, the oil market.
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Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
while she slept, then went to sandy hook elementary school last friday, where he killed 20 children and six staff members. we've learned funeral arrangements for nancy lanza are being made in her home state of new hampshire. that's according to connecticut's chief medical examiner who would not say if the gunman's body has yet been claimed. also newtown residents have mixed reactions about nancy lanza, her name has been left out of the list of victims of the many vigils held there. gifts are pouring in. the town reportedly brought in four shipping containers to hold all donations. >>> ed lee will introduce new legislation ailed -- aimed at reducing gun violence in the bayview district. mayor lee met with leaders about how to reduce the violence. there have been 57 homicides around san francisco this year compared to 50 at the same time last year. >>> 7:16. there is a new poll showing most americans now support gun control. in the cnn poll conducted monday and tuesday, 52% of those surveyed say they are now in favor of major restrictions on guns or making all guns illegal. that's a f
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